The National Portrait Gallery to loan six portraits of the nation’s best-known historical characters to The Box

The National Portrait Gallery to loan six portraits of the nation’s best-known historical characters to The Box

The National Portrait Gallery will loan six portraits of the nation’s best-known historical characters to The Box in Plymouth from 25th September 2021 until 6th March 2022 as part of its National Skills Sharing Partnership programme. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for visitors to explore the National Portrait Gallery’s treasured Collections while it undergoes its transformational Inspiring People redevelopment. The National Skills Sharing Partnership programme, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund, will see the National Portrait Gallery work with 12 museums and galleries across the UK, to create a network involving exchanges, mentoring, seminars and the chance to collaborate on exhibitions and displays. The six works that are coming to The Box will be shown in its 100 Journeys gallery, which highlights Plymouth as the starting point for some of the world’s most famous expeditions
The National Portrait Gallery will loan six portraits of the nation’s best-known historical characters to The Box in Plymouth from 25th September 2021 until 6th March 2022 as part of its National Skills Sharing Partnership programme. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for visitors to explore the National Portrait Gallery’s treasured Collections while it undergoes its transformational Inspiring People redevelopment. The National Skills Sharing Partnership programme, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund, will see the National Portrait Gallery work with 12 museums and galleries across the UK, to create a network involving exchanges, mentoring, seminars and the chance to collaborate on exhibitions and displays. The six works that are coming to The Box will be shown in its 100 Journeys gallery, which highlights Plymouth as the starting point for some of the world’s most famous expeditions